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Panasonic Digital Video Camera (Mini DV) - horizontal stripes

I suspect I have caused the problem myself but looking for confirmation. I have a 7 year old Panasonic Digital Video Camera (Mini DV) (which I have never had a problem with) and thinking that I was doing the right thing in maintaining it ran the head cleaning tape (as per instructions) - something that I can never recall doing. Low and behold I now have a machine that records and playback the images that I have recorded but have horizontal white lines (sometimes with colored dots) interspersed. Have I managed to cooked the heads somehow? Suggestions? Thanks for your time.

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